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Research

By collecting data from various sources, such as our Consumer Panel and Mobile Tracker, we are able to continuously track short and long term trends in the telecommunications market. With this information we compile different kinds of reports about various subjects, spread out across different markets and countries. This research can provide you with the data you need to support your business.

These reports come in various shapes and sizes, such as research briefs, quarterly reports, competitive updates, promotions updates and regularly updated company profiles. Subjects covered are, for example, the Dutch FTTH market, the pricing of mobile packages across Europe, the pricing of broadband in Western Europe and international roaming habits.

Below you can find a complete list of the research reports we have published. If you need a customized answer, please consult the Custom Research page.

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions NL

09 Jun 2020 - CP12403-Verizon NL - Profile - Wiebe Hotte - Fixed, IT

This company profile analyses Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a provider of integrated communications and information technology (IT) solutions in the Netherlands. The report contains information on Verizon Business' current position and strategy. It discusses the company's latest financial figures and gives an overview of its current network. The report provides details of the product portfolio of the company. It looks at the market in which Verizon Enterprise Solutions operates as well as its ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q1 2014

28 Mar 2014 - WBP201401 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of around 500 mobile broadband consumer subscription offers (post and pre paid data only subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook/ USB modem, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages were available) across 16 Western European countries. It includes all mobile network operators in each country, including low cost second brands. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q2 2013

20 Jun 2013 - WMBP201302 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Maarten van Vliet, Marion ter Welle, Robbert de Blok, Sanne de Bruyckere, Wiebe Hotte - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 800 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the month of May/ begin of June ...

Roaming Report

05 Jun 2013 - RSM2013 - Report - - Mobile

This report is based on online survey among 800 frequent flyers. In the month April 2013 15,000 of Travelling Connect's most active end-users / frequent flyers were invited to fill out the survey. The report included the following insights, split per regio (Asia, W-Europa, E-Europe, Middle, East and Rest of World): which communiciation is used when abroad, it data roaming switched on or not and what are the reasons. Do you think the provider is clear about roaming and how would you usage ...

Mobile broadband for tablets: Italy most expensive on average per month, Netherlands most expensive per GB

29 Jan 2013 - RB21303 - Brief - Marion ter Welle - Mobile

The success of Apple's iPad and subsequent tablets by other manufacturers has led to new tariff plans for mobile broadband, namely packages specifically sold for the iPad or tablets in general. This research brief analyses operators' data service plans for iPads and tablets in 16 Western European countries during the fourth quarter of 2012. The results show that the total number of packages has decreased further, as more operators are offering mobile broadband plans irrespective of the type of ...

European MBB tariffs continue to vary significantly- Swiss Highest and UK lowest

23 Jan 2013 - RB21302 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer - Mobile

Mobile broadband (MBB) adoption continues to increase globally and in Europe. Related mobile data traffic continues to double each year and is expected to increase even further; Ericsson predicts a 12-fold rise worldwide between 2012 and 2018. This is fuelled by notebooks/netbooks, and the continuously growing penetration of tablets and smartphones is driving further growth. However, this exponential rise in data traffic has not generated a proportional increase in revenue for mobile network ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q4 2012

27 Nov 2012 - WMBP21204 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Maarten van Vliet, Marion ter Welle, Robbert de Blok, Victor Barnar, Wiebe Hotte - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 800 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the month of November ...

BT GLOBAL SERVICES: ROUGH MARKETS

02 Nov 2012 - RB21235 - Brief - Tim Poulus - Fixed, Internet

BTGS is BT's largest division in terms of revenues, which were down on most fronts for the last quarters. Its EBITDA margin was up and its operating profit turned positive, but free cash flow remains low. Order intake is still weak. BTGS had its fourth CEO appointed in four years in September 2012, Luis Alvarez. He faces ongoing tough market conditions. BTGS's strategy appears to have crystallized along three main pillars: combining telecoms and IT, follow-the-customer to new markets, and focus ...

Mobile Broadband tariffs continue to vary significantly in WE

05 Jul 2012 - RB21224 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer - Mobile

Mobile broadband (MBB) adoption continues to grow and is approaching a mass-market service in Europe. Mobile data traffic more than doubled in 2011 and is expected to increase even further; Ericsson predicts a 15-fold rise worldwide by 2017. This is fuelled mainly by smartphones, notebooks/netbooks and more recently tablets, and in the future other connected devices are likely to emerge. However, this exponential rise in data traffic has not generated a proportional increase in revenue for ...

Fewer tablet plans on offer, France the most expensive

29 Jun 2012 - RB21223 - Brief - Marion ter Welle - Mobile

The success of Apple's iPad and subsequent tablets by other manufacturers has led to new tariff plans for mobile broadband, namely packages specifically sold for the iPad or tablets in general. This research brief analyzes operators' data service plans for iPads and tablets in 14 Western European countries during the second quarter of 2012. The results show that the total number of packages has decreased further, as more operators are offering mobile broadband plans irrespective of the type of ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q2 2012

11 Jun 2012 - WMBP2202 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Maarten van Vliet, Marion ter Welle, Victor Barnar, Wiebe Hotte - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 850 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages have been included) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the months end of May/ begin June ...

Fewer tablet plans on offer, 'unlimited' plans increase

24 Jan 2012 - RB21205 - Brief - Marion ter Welle - Mobile

The success of Apple's iPad and subsequent tablets by other manufacturers has led to new tariff plans for mobile broadband, namely packages specifically sold for the iPad or tablets in general. This research brief analyzes operators' data service plans for iPads and tablets in 16 Western European countries during the fourth quarter of 2011. The results show that the total number of packages has decreased as more operators are offering mobile broadband plans irrespective of the type of device ...

WE MBB tariffs continue to shift to tiered plans

18 Jan 2012 - RB21203 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer - Mobile

Mobile broadband (MBB) adoption continues and is transitioning towards mass adoption in Europe but also in other parts of the world (especially developed countries). It is mainly fuelled by smartphones, but also by notebooks/ netbooks and since the emergence of iPad in 2010 the focus has also changed towards the tablet market. This has led to an exponential rise in data traffic, which has not generated a proportional increase in revenue for mobile network operators. Previously affordable all ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q4 2011

23 Dec 2011 - WMBP2114 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Kamiel Albrecht, Maarten van Vliet, Marion ter Welle, Robbert de Blok, Wiebe Hotte - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 800 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages have been included) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the month of December 2011. ...

Spain still has highest iPad/tablet data prices in Western Europe

15 Jul 2011 - RB21117 - Brief - Marion ter Welle - Mobile

The success of Apple's iPad and subsequent tablets by other manufacturers has led to new tariff plans for mobile broadband, including packages specifically sold for the iPad or tablets in general. This research brief analyzes operators' data service plans for iPads and/or tablets in 16 Western European countries during the second quarter of 2011. The results show that the number of such packages continues to increase, and the majority of them are postpaid offers. Although volume-based plans ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q2 2011

03 Jun 2011 - WMBP2112 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Maarten van Vliet, Marion ter Welle, Robbert de Blok - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 700 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the month of May ...

Average monthly iPad/tablet prices highest in Spain

01 Feb 2011 - RB21104 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer, Marion ter Welle - Mobile

The successes of Apple's iPad and subsequent tablets by other manufacturers have led to new tariff plans for mobile broadband: packages specifically sold for the iPad or sold for tablets in general. This research brief looks at and analyzes operators' specific data plans for iPads and/or tablets in 16 Western European countries during the fourth quarter of 2010. The results show that the number of these packages has increased significantly since the second quarter, the majority of which are ...

MBB tariffs in WE starting to shift to tiered service plans

21 Jan 2011 - RB21103 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer - Mobile

Mobile broadband services continue to grow in popularity in Western Europe, fuelled particularly by the growing demand of smartphones. Demand for mobile broadband connectivity through notebooks/netbooks via datacards/ dongles/ keys continues to grow as well, although at somewhat slower pace, particularly due to the emergence and demand of the tablet PCs. According to recently released statistics (until July 2010) published by the European Commission, mobile broadband access for ...

West European Mobile Broadband Pricing Q4 2010

07 Jan 2011 - WMBP2104 - Report - Alejandra van de Roer, Marion ter Welle, Robbert de Blok, Wiebe Hotte - Mobile

This EXCEL sheet summarizes a Telecompaper survey of more than 700 mobile broadband subscription offers (post and pre paid subscriptions for use on a notebook/netbook, including iPad and/ or special tablet packages have been included) across 16 Western European countries, looking at both the business and consumer markets. Current prices may differ, as operators are constantly changing their tariffs, these tariffs were found during the month of December 2010. ...

Dutch MBB tariffs remain in top three of most expensive

02 Aug 2010 - RB21019 - Brief - Alejandra van de Roer, Marion ter Welle - Mobile

Mobile broadband services continue to grow in popularity in Western Europe, fuelled mainly by the growing demand of mobile internet connectivity for smartphones as well as for notebooks/netbooks. Recently a new form factor for mobile broadband connectivity has emerged namely the tablet PC of which Apple's iPad was one of the first to launch in several countries. Some operators have launched dedicated iPad packages, while others use former notebook-based packages. This research brief looks and ...